About Sania Mirza
|Current Ranking - Singles||40|
|Career High - Singles||31 (10 October, 2005)|
|Current Ranking - Doubles||37|
|Career High - Doubles||37 (8 May, 2006)|
|Born on||15 November, 1986|
|Residence||Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay), Maharashtra, India|
|Coach||C.G.Krishna Bhupathi (Father of Mahesh Bhupathi)|
|Plays||Right Handed (Double Handed Backhand)|
|EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING |
Born to Imran Mirza and Nasima Mirza, Sania began playing lawn tennis at the young age of six. C.G.Krishna Bhupathi, father of Indian tennis star Mahesh Bhupathi was her coach when she started playing at the Nizam club in her home town of Hyderabad. She learnt professional tennis at the Sinnet tennis academy in Secunderabad and later moved to the Ace tennis academy in USA.
Her first appearance in the international arena was when she represented India at the World Junior Championship in 1999 held at Jakarta, Indonesia. Sania Mirza created history when she reached the third round of Australian Open 2005. She became the first Indian to achieve the feat. Sania Mirza has also been honoured with the prestigious Arjuna award by the Indian government for the year 2004.
Sania admires Steffi Graf and her favourite movie is Ocean's 11. She adores Biryani and her favourite colours are red and black.